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Painted fan with two outside ivory sticks carved in low relief and inner ivory sticks pierced, paper leaf painted with tempera colors showing central oval medallion with lady and gentleman in Eastern costume walking in landscape with lake and mountains in background, marine scenes at sides of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1358

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes